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Upheaval Dome

Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
+1 435-719-2313
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Short Hike to Viewpoint

This is a short hike from the parking lot. However it is a hike and not just a walk. It involves... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy K
Millersville, Maryland
Nowhere near as difficult as some write-ups describe!

Even though I am very out-of-shape and over 60 the very short .8 mile rt trip to the first overlook... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
+1 435-719-2313

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short hike from the parking lot. However it is a hike and not just a walk. It involves hiking up some rocks and is about 0.8 miles or so. The hike up to the overlook is very beautiful. We completed it just...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though I am very out-of-shape and over 60 the very short .8 mile rt trip to the first overlook was only slightly strenous. It was a busy trail though and if you have hiking poles they will help on almost any trail in the...More

Thank rewardgal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy hike to the first overlook but we felt it was a bit challenging to make it to the second overlook. It required a bit of rock scrambling and you hike over a very rocky, unlevel path. You have to like hiking, I think, to...More

Thank Jane_A60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Upheaval Dome has nice colours, but I didn't think that it was impressive enough to walk past the first viewpoint. The second viewpoint had a closer view but wasn't that exciting.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 2 September 2017

It was fun to learn how this entire area was formed. I think they are still determining what caused it. I like the impact theory. Nice hike back up in to this place, really enjoyed it. No shade.

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a moderate trail to the overlooks of the dome that is worth your time. There are several panoramic views along the way also.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The hike to Upheaval Dome (UD) is a 1.7 mile round trip if both stops are visited. Once again, barren rock formations present a wonder to behold. Desolation is beautiful as long as you have food and water and a warm place to sleep! How...More

Thank Stlsojourner
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The upheaval Dome feature is one of the major interesting features in Canyonlands NP. There is rim outlook and a short hike to the feature. It is well worth a short stop and loop as you drive through the Canyonlands NP.

Thank lovetotravel92630
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Anyone couldn't obtain how arrived this geological feature, even the scientists. For visitors most interesting see it, look and fill the strong of nature forces created this crater million years ago. It worse to see it!. The crater, the color sands, the rocks and cliffs...More

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The hike from the parking lot to the first view point involves a number of uneven steep steps and walking on uneven rocks. We arrived here later in the day and found the walk quite tiring in the heat.

Thank johncb7
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